A couple of weeks ago, I brought news about the Swords and Black Magic anthology, coming from Lou Anders, Jonathan Strahan and EOS Books. Well, I’m happy to also announce (via the beauty of Facebook) the inclusion of one of my very favourite authors to the anthology: Greg Keyes, author of The Born Queen and the upcoming Elder Scrolls novel, The Infernal City

The Hounds of Ash by Greg Keyes

Keyes sent me a message today, confirming his inclusion:

I saw the aside [on] Dribble of Ink concerning the Swords and Dark Magic anthology. I’ve got a piece in there, too, a new Fool Wolf story. The whole thing is shaping up to be damn cool.

That brings the confirmed list of authors to: Joe Abercrombie, Gene Wolfe, Michael Moorcock, Glen Cook, Steven Erikson, Scott Lynch, James Enge, C.J. Cherryh and the newly announced Greg Keyes. Seriously, this anthology just keeps getting better and better. Now if only we could get a George R.R. Martin story in there….

  • Andrew September 9, 2009 at 4:43 pm

    Boy, this antho keeps getting better and better!

    I hope it comes out in hardcover so it will survive for multiple reads!

  • YetiStomper September 10, 2009 at 11:27 am

    Didn’t you hear? GRRM is writing a 600 page story in the anthology entitled Dancing Dragons (or something like that). That would bring the anthology to epic levels of awesomeness.

  • Ceberuss September 17, 2009 at 1:04 pm

    Sound awesome! Any news on a release date? In the UK?

  • aidan September 17, 2009 at 1:06 pm

    Not sure about a release date. I’d be surprised if it doesn’t show up in the UK, though.

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